I HAVE noted with concern that Dorset care workers are being advised that they should travel to Gatwick for Covid testing to be undertaken, this is a round trip of 240 miles.

If this report is correct it reveals a total disregard for the workers concerned and for the population of Dorset.

It is quite clear that Covid testing is a fundamental requirement to combating this pandemic.

Further if this report is correct it would be of benefit to hear from those in the relevant positions of authority what steps they are taking to ensure testing facilities are brought within the County of Dorset, for all who continue to work on behalf of us all on the front line in whatever capacity.

Revd. Brian Ellis